Spook Hill in Burkittsville, Maryland

Burkittsville, Maryland, gained notoriety after the 1999 release of The Blair Witch Project, in which it was an unwitting (and unwilling) character. Although there is no Blair Witch located here, there is a gravity hill.

According to the legend, ghosts of Civil War soldiers that died in the battle of Burkittsville haunt this location. The ghosts believe that the car is actually a cannon and they are pushing it up hill. If you go to the hill at midnight, you supposedly can also hear their footsteps as they push it.


From the square in Burkittsville, turn left on Gapland Road and drive about one-half mile. You will see a red barn on the left.

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